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  • Posted January 7, 2010

    Christmas Gift

    My son is a volunteer fire-fighter and we bought this for him for Christmas. He loved it. He sat right down and started going through it before he even finished opening the rest of his gifts.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 28, 2004

    Very Good!

    This book is chock full of fireman, firetruck, fire house and fire fighting history. I am not a fireman, but reccomend this reading for anyone interested in the fire fighting field. I have family members that have been in the firefighting business for years and did not know 1/4 of the information dished out in this book. I am glad I read it.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 30, 2004

    A compelling read today, a treasure for tomorrow!

    My husband was a volunteer firefighter for many, many years. He was overjoyed when our sons gave him this book for Father's Day. Beyond the factual information and history, this book captures the heart of this brave profession. You will get an insiders look at the firefighter's world and gain a new appreciation for what these dedicated men and women lay on the line every time they answer the alarm. I know this book will become a family treasure!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 19, 2003

    The BEST book on the history of firefighting up to the New millenium i have read!

    I was a firefighter for many years and have read many 'Bargain Books' on firefighting. This book put out by the authors and the National Fire Academy is supberb reading, not to mention just to sit down in front of your fireplace on a winters eve with a good cup of coffee with your children to let them see up front what these American Heroe's go through every day and the stressors they have on the job. Not to mention if they have some one in their family whose job it is to protect life first and then property on a daily basis. Also shows that firefighters have a family away from home as well as their on loved ones they leave at home and hope to make it back for another day with their loved one's.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 22, 2003

    Gene Shalit's review on The Today Show 12/22

    For everyone who has ever heard the siren's song of being a fireman, Firefighters from Hugh Lauter Levin, is a cavalcade of every facet, faucet, fact and artifact of firefighting; from the horse-drawn to the horse-power; the total picture of a valiant profession.

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    Posted December 27, 2009

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